COVID 19 Communications
We will be regularly updating parents and carers by ‘In Touch’ email to keep them abreast of developments in the current situation directly affecting schools, and in particular Forest Hill School.
Updates from Headteacher
We thank all our school community for their forbearance and support in these most challenging and uncertain times.
Video message from Mr. Sullivan – 10th July 2020
Updates from Government
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday), 10am to 4pm (Saturday to Sunday)
Safeguarding Information for Students
We recognize that this is a difficult and stressful time for everyone and that you may well need some support whilst the school is closed.
Any student with a safeguarding concern should contact Mr I. Haresign our Designated Safeguarding Lead, on 0208 613 8413 or via email at I.Haresign@foresthillschool.co.uk
This number and email will be available for a response during school hours only.
You may also use these contact details if you have a concern about another student.
If you require urgent support you can call:-
- Lewisham MASH Team (social workers) on 020 8314 9181
- Police/Ambulance Service 999
- NHS Direct 111
If you require any emotional support at this difficult time, you can also access:
https://www.kooth.com/ (an online counselling service)
KS3 Resources for Parents and Students
Home Learning/Self Isolation: Useful Links and Resources
Starline – a national helpline for parents who are home schooling in England
Every Mind Matters (a platform which supports looking after your own and other’s mental health)
Guidance on looking after wellbeing and mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
All NHS mental health trusts are setting up 24/7 helplines, and seeking to use digital and virtual channels, to continue delivering support during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Lewisham EP Connect (Support from Educational Psychologists)
Audible – The audiobook service is offering hundreds of free titles during the coronavirus pandemic.